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Alpine treeline ecotone monitoring program: within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

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Styger, J and Balmer, J, Alpine treeline ecotone monitoring program: within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Nature Conservation Report, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Australia, 2009/4, pp. 1-33. (2009) [Government or Industry Research]


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Abstract

This is the establishment report for the alpine treeline monitoring program for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The purpose of this report is to describe the sites at which monitoring has been established, document the methods used and the objectives of the research. The introduction sets out a brief justification for the establishment of the treeline monitoring program while the discussion proposes possible processes of vegetation change that may occur based on ecological theory and research results already published for other sites. Complementary research and possible ways in which the data collected may be used to assist in developing management strategies to conserve the natural values of the alpine ecosystem are also discussed.

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Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:alpine, treeline, monitoring, Tasmania
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental Science and Management
Research Field:Environmental Monitoring
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
UTAS Author:Styger, J (Ms Jennifer Styger)
UTAS Author:Balmer, J (Ms Jayne Balmer)
ID Code:126143
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Earth Sciences
Deposited On:2018-05-24
Last Modified:2018-10-30
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